Detroit Corruption

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Former Detroit Treasurer, Pension Officials Convicted In Fraud Case

A former Detroit treasurer and two pension officials who served under ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Feds Urge Court To Deny Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick’s Appeal

Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year prison sentence after a jury last year convicted him of two dozen crimes, from tax evasion to bribery.

10/10/2014

Monica Conyers (Booking photo)

Ex-Councilwoman Monica Conyers Completes Probation

A federal judge has signed an order ending the probation for ex-Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers, who was imprisoned in a municipal corruption case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Hit With Hefty Fine In SEC Case

The bill keeps growing for the ex-mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2014

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‘The Shocking Truth’ About Kwame Kilpatrick The Focus Of ‘American Greed’

“The man who many residents thought was going to be the key to revving Detroit’s revival, instead, helped drive it over the financial cliff.”

CBS Detroit–06/03/2014

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No Prison Time For Kwame Kilpatrick’s Right-Hand Man

It’s a big break for Derrick Miller, who was facing up to 10 years in custody when he pleaded guilty in 2011 to taking kickbacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Court Filing: SEC Seeks $390,000 From Kwame Kilpatrick

It looks like former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has another big bill to pay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

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Ex-Detroit Water Department Director Gets 8 Months In Halfway House

Victor Mercado pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in 2012 while on trial with Kilpatrick and others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Detroit Pastor Summoned To Grand Jury In City Council Probe

The FBI is investigating rumors that someone tried to bribe Detroit City Council members in an effort to influence the outcome of the race for council president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

Delos Matthews, left, and Phil Lockhart (credit: Michigan Attorney General's Office)

Detroit Building Inspectors Admit To Accepting Bribes

They lined their own pockets while endangering Detroiters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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